Makers of Glow launch pregnancy app

Makers of Glow launch pregnancy app

(Relaxnews) – Glow, a data science company geared towards women’s reproductive health and education, this week launched its new app, Glow Nurture. The company’s first app, Glow, dedicated to fertility tracking and helping women conceive or avoid pregnancy, is said to have aided more than 20,000 users in just one year and was among the 2014 Webby […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Color Me launching Korean-style electric make-up applicator

Color Me launching Korean-style electric make-up applicator

(Relaxnews) – A new American start-up is looking to revolutionize the way women in the West apply their makeup. Color Me is an electronically operated automatic sponge that vibrates at 15,000 pulses per minute to mimic gentle finger tapping as it buffs and blends foundation into the skin. The product, created by entrepreneur Leah Ashley […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
Violence, loophole drive C. American kids’ exodus to US

Violence, loophole drive C. American kids’ exodus to US

SAN SALVADOR  (AFP) – The wave of Central American children making the risky journey to reach the United States is being driven by violence in their home countries and a loophole in US law, analysts say. The exodus of minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras has become a humanitarian crisis and overwhelmed the United […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino critics slam yellow ribbon drive

Aquino critics slam yellow ribbon drive

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Progressive lawmakers slammed President Aquino’s call for supporters to wear a yellow ribbon. Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said wearing yellow means support for the disbursement acceleration program (DAP) or being “pro-presidential pork barrel.” He said the President’s speech where he warned the Supreme Court of a clash between the executive and the judiciary […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Typhoon Glenda leaves, kills at least 13

Typhoon Glenda leaves, kills at least 13

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The first typhoon of the Philippines’ brutal rainy season shut down the nation’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people across the country and cutting power for millions. Ferocious winds from Typhoon Glenda (international name Rammasun) tore roofs off houses, overturned cars and ripped down electricity lines in the megacity of […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Do women talk more than men? It depends on the situation: study

Do women talk more than men? It depends on the situation: study

(Relaxnews) – Equipped with technology devices called sociometers to track social interactions, a team of researchers from Northeastern University in Boston attacked the common stereotype that women are more talkative than men, finding that different group settings yield different results. Researchers worked with men and women in two different social settings. In the first, conversation […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Watch: Karlie Kloss warms up in Nike’s latest looks

Watch: Karlie Kloss warms up in Nike’s latest looks

(Relaxnews) – After being announced as the face of Nike’s Fall 2014 women’s collection, American model Karlie Kloss features in a new video posted by the brand. In the same line as the new Nike Pro sports bra line, the new collection aims to respond to the multiple demands of cross-training and respond to athletes’ […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Flavor contest includes coffee-flavored potato chips

Flavor contest includes coffee-flavored potato chips

(Relaxnews) – Brace yourselves, USA, for cappuccino-flavored potato chips. Of the more than 14 million flavor suggestions, the world’s largest potato chip manufacturer Lay’s has narrowed down the list to four finalists in its crowdsourced flavor contest: Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger, Wavy Mango Salsa and an eyebrow-raising Cappuccino. Yes, that’s […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
‘Mommy’ trailer promises feel good film with darkest underbelly

‘Mommy’ trailer promises feel good film with darkest underbelly

(Relaxnews) – Cannes Jury Prize winner “Mommy” increases its public profile further still with a three-minute insight into its layered plot and arresting characters. Steve’s the troubled kid whose future hangs in the balance, Diane his mom, a widow, struggling to keep a lid on him, and Kyla the neighbor who miraculously manages to bring […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘Heroes’ reboot to revolve around new characters

‘Heroes’ reboot to revolve around new characters

(Relaxnews) – The miniseries “Heroes: Reborn” will focus primarily on a new cast of characters, creator Tim Kring revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. As fans of the late NBC series “Heroes” speculate on which stars could return for the reboot — Milo Ventimiglia, Zachary Quinto and Ali Larter have already stated they will not […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Gerard Butler is new face of Boss Bottled

Gerard Butler is new face of Boss Bottled

(Relaxnews) – The Scottish actor will take up a new role in the autumn as the star of a Hugo Boss fragrance campaign. Butler’s appointment, which sees him replace the American actor Ryan Reynolds as the face of Boss Bottled, was posted on the brand’s Facebook page on Thursday. The 44-year-old Scottish star will appear in TV […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US economy growing across nation: Fed Beige Book

US economy growing across nation: Fed Beige Book

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US economy has continued to shake off its winter sluggishness with all regions of the country seeing expansion, the Federal Reserve said in a report Wednesday. Seven of the 12 regions surveyed recorded only “modest” growth, while five notched “moderate” growth, the Fed said in its latest Beige Book report, based […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Chick-fil-A surpasses KFC as dominant fast food chicken chain in the US

Chick-fil-A surpasses KFC as dominant fast food chicken chain in the US

(Relaxnews) – It’s the fast food chicken chain that most consumers outside the US have never heard of. But inside America, the wild popularity of family-owned chain Chick-fil-A has been identified as a threat to major fast food behemoths like McDonald’s and has even surpassed chicken giant KFC. The title of a recently released market […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
What flavor of chocolate are you? Cadbury unveils Facebook-powered vending machine for personalised taste experience

What flavor of chocolate are you? Cadbury unveils Facebook-powered vending machine for personalised taste experience

(Relaxnews) – What does your Facebook profile say about you? It’s a question many people worry about in this day and age, but chocolate maestro Cadbury has come up with a fun form of social analysis. The “Joy Generator” is a Facebook-powered vending machine which analyzes your social media profile and distributes a free chocolate […]

Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

(Relaxnews) – A team of hospital researchers in Rhode Island have concluded that regular doses of fish oil could reduce brain atrophy and help seniors maintain cognitive function. The findings, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, offer hope for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “The field is currently engaged in numerous studies to […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Christian Bale in line for Travis McGee adaptation

Christian Bale in line for Travis McGee adaptation

(Relaxnews) – First in a series of 21 novels, James Mangold’s adaptation of “The Deep Blue Good-by” would see “The Dark Knight” and “Exodus” star Christian Bale as roving vigilante for hire Travis McGee. The deal is not yet done, but Bale is in discussions with 20th Century Fox to take the lead role as […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Love stories by Baccarat: luxury crystal house releases elegant film trilogy

Love stories by Baccarat: luxury crystal house releases elegant film trilogy

(Relaxnews) – Luxury French crystal house Baccarat has released a trilogy of three short films dealing with the topic of love to celebrate its 250th anniversary. Each of the three movies has been shot by a female director, with the stories taking place in Paris, London and New York. Aside from romance in various forms, the common […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
BMW to double number of models built in China

BMW to double number of models built in China

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – German top-of-the-range carmaker BMW said Wednesday it will increase the number of models it builds in China from three to six in the coming years to meet growing demand. BMW currently produces three models in China, the BMW 5 Series sedan, the BMW 3 Series sedan and the BMW X1. However, “we are […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
World Cup visitors happiest with friendly Brazilians and food: report

World Cup visitors happiest with friendly Brazilians and food: report

(Relaxnews) – The figures are in following the World Cup games in Brazil: Over the month-long period, the country’s tourism board says they hosted one million foreign tourists from 203 countries who were happiest with the food and local hospitality. For comparison, when South Africa hosted the games in 2010 the country hosted 310,000 foreign […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Teddy bear teaches diabetic kids to manage their health

Teddy bear teaches diabetic kids to manage their health

(Relaxnews) – He looks like any old teddy, and the screen built into his belly suggests he’s an educational toy, but for children with diabetes, Jerry the Bear provides interactive, experiential knowledge about their condition. Not to mention a kindred spirit. Jerry the Bear has diabetes, too, and gives kids an opportunity to practice their medical […]

16.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·